Legal services in the United Arab Emirates are among the most crucial services needed by many individuals and companies in various fields, including banking and financial services. Therefore, the presence of a banking lawyer in the UAE is vital and requires attention to ensure the necessary legal protection for both clients and banks alike.


Banks are the most important economic institutions in the UAE, given their vital role in supporting and promoting economic growth and providing banking services overall to individuals, institutions, and companies.


Banking law in Dubai is the primary legal framework governing financial operations in the region, with the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates serving as the main regulatory authority. At AL ITEZAN LAWYERS & LEGAL CONSULTANTS, our expert lawyers offer a comprehensive range of legal services in the banking and financial sector, covering various aspects of banking law in Dubai.

Key Points of Banking Law in Dubai:

  1. Legal Framework: Banking law in Dubai is defined by the legal framework that regulates financial operations. The Central Bank of the UAE plays a crucial role as the regulatory authority.
  2. Legal Entities: Besides the Central Bank of the UAE, other legal entities govern the banking system in Dubai, including commercial law and Islamic banking code.
  3. Legal Services for the Banking and Financial Sector: Our team of lawyers specializes in handling banking and financial matters, providing legal services such as loan financing, project financing, debt recovery, and insolvency issues.
  4. Relationships with Banks: We collaborate with several banks in the United Arab Emirates and act as legal representatives to represent them in civil or commercial courts. We assist them in debt recovery, unpaid checks, and represent them in criminal disputes, whether initiated by the banks or against them.

Our Services in the Banking Field in Dubai:

  1. Loan Financing: We provide legal advice and services in the field of loan financing.
  2. Project Financing: Our team offers expertise in project financing, providing legal advice to facilitate these complex transactions.
  3. Debt Recovery: We handle debt recovery issues, representing banks in court to ensure effective recovery of amounts owed.
  4. Criminal Disputes: We intervene in criminal disputes related to banking operations, representing the interests of banks in court.

Basic Legal Legislations in the UAE Financial Sector:


  • Federal Central Bank Law: This law regulates the operations of the Central Bank in the UAE, specifying its powers and authorities and establishing regulations and guidelines for the operation of licensed banks in the UAE.
  • Federal Financial Institutions Law: This law aims to regulate and manage financial companies and institutions in the UAE, including banks and other financial companies such as financing companies, insurance companies, and investment companies.
  • Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Law: This law regulates and specifies the necessary procedures and regulations to combat money laundering and terrorism financing. It includes banks and other financial institutions, requiring them to implement strict measures to prevent any suspicious transactions.
  • Consumer Protection Law: This law emphasizes the need for strict legislation and regulations to protect consumer rights in the UAE, including the rights of customers dealing with banks and financial institutions. Banks and financial institutions are required to provide high-quality services, deal honestly and fairly with customers, and provide complete and transparent information about their financial services and products.
  • Regulation of Banking and Financial Services Law: This law aims to regulate the operations of banks and other financial institutions in the UAE and establishes necessary regulations to ensure the provision of safe, transparent, and efficient financial services to customers.
  • Federal Insolvency Law: This law regulates the insolvency process in the UAE and specifies the necessary procedures for debt settlement and the protection of the rights of creditors and debtors.

Get your consultation from one of the specialized banking lawyers in UAE laws and financial issues, experienced attorneys in the banking sector at Al Itizan Lawyers & Legal Consultants.

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At AL ITEZAN LAWYERS & LEGAL CONSULTANTS, we are dedicated to providing top-notch legal services in the field of banking law in Dubai. Trust our expertise to guide you through the complex legal aspects of the banking and financial sector in the United Arab Emirates.